Edinburgh Castle rock climb man charged
- 20 September 2013
- From the section Edinburgh, Fife & East Scotland
A man who was rescued by firefighters after climbing up the rocks surrounding Edinburgh Castle has been charged.
A police spokesman said the 19-year-old had been charged with culpable and reckless behaviour after calling the fire service just after 03:00 to say he was stuck on the Johnston Terrace rocks.
Firefighters reached him using a ladder and brought him to safety.
A report has been sent to the procurator fiscal.